Friday, January 18, 2019

SAE MB Student Night: Practical Kart Dynamics Presentation AND Speedworld Kart Le Mans Racing

invites you to a special technical presentation:

SAE MB Student Night:

“Practical Kart Dynamics” Presentation
AND Speedworld Kart Le Mans Racing
Where: Presentation: Standard Aero, C130J room, 1855 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg
             Racing: Speedworld, 575 C Berry St, Winnipeg
When:  Starting at 5:45 PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

       5:45 PM – Registration and Light Supper
       6:00 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
       6:45 PM – Thanks and Presentation to Speaker, Student Recognition and presentation 
       7:30 PM – Speedworld Le Mans Race
       8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned

Cost:  Student SAE Members - $10.00 (free for presentation only)
        Professional SAE Members and other Guests - $35 ($5.00 for presentation only)
NOTE: We can only accept CASH at registration
APEGM CPD: APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”
The Presentation
Auto racing is an intense crucible that tests a vehicle's capabilities, but even more it tests the driver's abilities and trust in that vehicle. Adjusting the vehicle to the driver through testing can yield huge reductions in lap times, even if the engineering principles suggest the opposite. But, once the race has started, it's now imperative that the driver adjusts to the vehicle they have to extract the best result. When the vehicle and driver are in harmony, they tend to win. We will review these complex dynamics in the context of kart racing.
The Race

After the presentation, we will apply the lessons in a one-hour Le Mans-style kart race at Speedworld! Teams assigned to each kart will race against each other to complete as many laps as possible before time runs out!

Teams will be a mix of SAE students, professional SAE members, and other guests. This is a great networking opportunity for students and professionals alike!
Our Speaker
Corey Dyck is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of Manitoba. While working in the heavy-duty transit industry, he's pursued amateur motorsports as a passion for 18 years now. Corey has won a few Canadian National Championships and has placed in the top 10 in US National competitions in his chosen sport of autocross. He's created, refined, and instructed at a local autocross racing school that has helped hundreds of drivers reach their personal goals in amateur motorsports over the past 16 years. 
Student Recognition
SAE Manitoba would like to recognize the world-class UMSAE student organization here in Manitoba. Together, they form one of the largest student member groups in the world. This event celebrates their participation in SAE, their contribution to the industry, and their role in the development of the engineering function in society, and gives them a networking opportunity with professional SAE MB members. It also gives the professional members a chance to show their support for the students by contributing to this event.
Please go to to register electronically. This event is limited to 40 racing participants. If more than 40 racing participants are registered, a waiting list will be created in order of registration.

A valid driver’s license is required to participate in the Speedworld portion of the event.
Registration is requested in advance, before January 27th.  Email with any issues or concerns.
Parking at Standard Aero is available as show below. Scramble parking is available at Speedworld.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Special Event - IMAX Special Feature: Dream Big

IMAX Special Feature: Dream Big

Where: Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg (Polo Park), 817 St James Street
When:  Doors open 6 p.m., Show starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday January 17, 2019.
Cost:                FREE!
SAE Manitoba is one of the sponsors for the event and has 50 tickets to give away.

Please note that there is a 5 ticket maximum per person.

Although this event is being put on by Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba for 2 nights, SAE Manitoba is only sponsoring one evening of the event therefore the 50 tickets are all for one night only.

You do not have to be an SAE member to get a ticket but this event is being done to promote engineering as a profession among youth, especially females, so please bring your family and/or someone you think may be interested in a career in engineering.

Please register via the link below. You will not receive confirmation that you successfully registered. If you have any concerns that you may not have registered successfully please contact Irene Wasilewski (email and phone number at the bottom). Tickets to be picked up at the door the night of the event.

The movie is 42 minutes long and is unrated (but is suitable for all audiences as it has been shown to elementary school kids in the science centres across Canada).

The Event:

Join Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba for an exclusive 3D showing of the IMAX film Dream Big.

Bring friends and family along to the film, taking place at the Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg on Thursday, January 17.

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.

Please follow this link to register electronically, or visit

Registration will remain open until the event date or until there are no more tickets to give away.  Limited to 50 tickets total. 

Use the following contact information for any issues or concerns:

Irene Wasilewski -
Tel:          (204) 290-4054